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From Academia To The Mainstream - Food Has Many Colors, Hanna Rosman Jun 2014

From Academia To The Mainstream - Food Has Many Colors, Hanna Rosman

Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis

Within the past couple of years, conversations about the agricultural industry and determining what is fair for consumers along with farmworkers has entered public discourse because of items such as the Farm Bill. These movements discuss monetary hardships and creating sustainable food systems, but what is lacking from the conversation is the issue of race, culture, and space in determining how to support farmers and feed America. In Cultivating Food Justice, editors Alison Hope Alkon and Julian Agyeman compile work from numerous researchers that analyzes and challenges current food systems that enable social inequalities from producer to consumer.


Environmental Justice And Health: An Analysis Of Persons Of Color Injured At The Work Place, Jennifer Schoenfish-Keita, Glenn Johnson Jun 2014

Environmental Justice And Health: An Analysis Of Persons Of Color Injured At The Work Place, Jennifer Schoenfish-Keita, Glenn Johnson

Glenn S Johnson

Occupational and environmental hazards have a direct impact on people of color lives. People of color are disproportionately employed in the dirtiest and low-paying jobs in the United States. This study investigates workplace safety for persons of color from the analysis of three personal injury cases. These personal injury cases include two African-American females and one African American male who were killed or severely injured as a result of their job or the type of transportation they used trying to get to their place of work. The authors use the Environmental Justice Framework to examine how persons of color are ...


Urban Desertification.2014.Pdf, Jules Simon Dec 2013

Urban Desertification.2014.Pdf, Jules Simon

Jules Simon

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My thesis is that current cities and the way that cities are being
developed is unsustainable and poses global problems for the long-term
flourishing of the world’s inter-related and interdependent economies, for
matters of justice and happiness in socio-cultural relations between peoples,
and for the health of our natural environments. I argue that ‘urban
desertification’ happens in the complex relationship between cities (both urban
and suburban) and rural environments that support them as both a natural and
ethical phenomenon that I study using a ...